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Causes of Undescended Testicle

Causes of Undescended Testicle

There is no specific cause for an undescended testicle. It is possible that genetics and maternal health and hormones are responsible for abnormal testicular development.

Causes of Undescended Testicle (Diseases Database):

The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Undescended Testicle that are listed by the Diseases Database:

Source: Diseases Database

Undescended Testicle Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Undescended Testicle:

Undescended Testicle: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Undescended Testicle, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Undescended Testicle:

Undescended Testicle: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Undescended Testicle: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Undescended Testicle:

  • Incomplete testis descent - testis still in the groin or not fully into scrotum.
  • Cryptorchidism - testes hidden in the abdomen
  • Ectopic testis - testes outside the normal pathway of testicel descent (abdomen-groin-scrotum)
  • Retractile testis - testes that retract into the groin with cold or touching
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Undescended Testicle: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Undescended Testicle as a symptom:

Conditions listing Undescended Testicle as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Undescended Testicle. Our database lists the following as having Undescended Testicle as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Undescended Testicle:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Undescended Testicle may be found in:

 

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